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Psychosocial Rehabilitation, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Online
The Psychosocial Rehabilitation program from Douglas College provides students with knowledge and competencies in PSR practices in mental health settings. The Psychosocial Rehabilitation program from Douglas College is suitable for mental health practitioners looking to upgrade their skills, or individuals with a bachelor’s degree who want to enter the field of mental health. 
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Overview

The Psychosocial Rehabilitation program from Douglas College is suitable for mental health practitioners looking to upgrade their skills, or individuals with a bachelor’s degree who want to enter the field of mental health. 

This program is the only one of its kind in Western Canada and is offered completely online. With appropriate work experience, students can write the exam to qualify as a Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP), an internationally recognized designation.

Career Transfer Pathways

The shift towards recovery-oriented mental health services has created a need for qualified individuals to work in a variety of mental health settings. This program gives you the specialized knowledge and skills needed to work as a Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP).  

Upon completion of this graduate diploma, you are eligible to write the Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioners (CPRP) exam, which is recognized throughout Canada and the US.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Mental Health Services and Systems: History and Trends
  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery
  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation Practitioner Competencies
  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation: Best and Promising Practices
  • Seminar and Practicum in Psychosocial Rehabilitation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    15 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    83

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General Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited post secondary institution in Canada, or any English speaking country
  • Douglas College English language proficiency requirement of English 12 with a grade of “C” or acceptable substitution
  • Proof of completion of the following undergraduate course - Abnormal Psychology (Douglas College PSYC 2341) or equivalent courses and/or experience as evaluated by the Program Coordinator. This qualifying course is necessary to assure that bachelor’s level entrants to the PSR program have a basic understanding of mental illness and treatments.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    580 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 580 CAD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    106 CAD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 106 CAD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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